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Oral history with Riley Sunrise Quoyavema


Published February 25, 1991


Description: Interview with Riley Quoyavema conducted at the Southwest Museum on February 25, 1991. Mostly a discussion of Mr. Quoyavema's paintings of kachinas in the collections of the SWM in which he identifies the subjects and provides information on their roles. Mr. Quoyavema also discusses influences on his art, including Fred Kaboti, Jack Hokeah, Awa Tsireh, Tonita Pena, Julian and Maria Martinez, Nampeyo, Waldo Mootzka and former Museum director F. W. Hodge. The oral history includes much biographical information including his education (American and Hopi), the formation of the Santa Fe Art School, Hopi ceremonies, kachina carvings, Hopi art, and the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette

Call Number: MIMSY CA.418; MIMSY CA.419; MIMSY CA.420

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Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP).


Source 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Run time 2:43:34
Language English
Contact Information The Autry in Griffith Park 4700 Western Heritage Way Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462 Telephone: 323.667.2000 ext. 252 Fax: 323.660.5721

Notes

Interviewer: Klyver, Craig; Barton, Cheryl; Whitaker, Kathleen

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